2011-2012 Performance and Events Schedule

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See previous schedules: 2008/09, 2009/10, 2010/11

The following is Saxton Rose’s performance and event schedule for the 2011/2012 season. It is subject to change so if you have questions about attending an event, please contact me. Map to University of North Carolina School of the Arts.

May 31 – June 4:

Performances at the International Double Reed Society conference in Tempe, AZ. Recital with Dark in the Song of new works commissioned by the group from Christopher Dietz, Amy Beth Kirsten, Moon Young Ha, and Zhou Juan and a recital with soprano Elizabeth Pacheco Rose of music of Brahms and Mignone.

June 11:

Recital in Oswego, NY with pianist Rob Auler. Repertoire TBD

June 19-24:

Hosting the Double Reed Workshop at UNCSA. More information: http://www.uncsa.edu/summersession/music.htm

July 26-31:

Teaching and performing as faculty at the Quartz Mountain Music Festival in Southwest Oklahoma. More information

September 10:

Performance of Schubert’s Octet with UNCSA faculty at Watson Recital Hall. 7:30pm

September 11:

Performance of Schubert’s Octet with UNCSA faculty in Wilmington, NC at Beckwith Recital Hall as part of Chamber Music Wilmington. 7:30pm More information.

September 17, 18, 20:

Performances with Winston-Salem Symphony of Brahms’ Symphony no. 4, Grieg’s Piano Concerto and Fanfare to La Peri by Dukas

October 15, 16, 18:

Performances with Winston-Salem Symphony of Dvořák’s Symphony no. 7 and Ralph Vaughn William’s The Wasps.

October 17:

UNCSA hosts Heliand Consort presenting “The Lightness of Being” 20th century French music for winds and piano on Monday, October 17 at 7:30 pm in Watson Recital Hall, at UNCSA. Cynthia Huard, pianist; Elisabeth LeBlanc, clarinetist; Rachael Elliott, bassoonist. More information

October 28, 30 and November 1:

Performances with Piedmont Opera of Mozart’s Don Giovanni

November 3:

Premiere performance of new work for bassoon, soprano saxophone and electronics by Lawrence Dillon entitled ‘Sparkling in the Dark’ as part of the Forecast Music Series at The Garage in Winston-Salem, NC

November 8:

Solo faculty recital at UNCSA in Watson Recital Hall. Music of Jacob TV, Caleb Burhans, Henri Dutilleux, Sofia Gubaidulina, Francisco Mignone and a new work for bassoon, soprano saxophone and electronics by Lawrence Dillon

November 20, 22:

Performances with Winston-Salem Symphony of Bach’s St. John Passion

December 3, 4:

Performances with Winston-Salem Symphony Chamber Orchestra at Old Salem including Respighi’s Trittico botticelliano and Beethoven Symphony No. 1

December 13, 14, 15, 16:

Performances with Winston-Salem Symphony of Handel’s Messiah at Centenary United Methodist Church, Winston-Salem

January 10:

Performance of Stravinsky’s The Soldier’s Tale. Watson Recital Hall, UNCSA

January 14, 15, 17:

Performances with Winston-Salem Symphony of Shostakovich’s Symphony no. 1 and music of Villa-Lobos, Bloch and Rossini

February 5-6:

Solo Recital and Masterclass at University of Colorado – Boulder. Recital February 5th, 2pm Grusin Music Hall. More information.

February 17-18:

Solo Recital and Masterclass as guest artist of the University of Texas-Arlington Double Reed Weekend. Contact Scott Pool, cspool@uta.edu for more information.

February 25:

Chamber music recital with the UNCSA woodwind faculty presenting a concert of classic French repertoire by Debussy and friends in celebration of his 150th birth year. 7:30pm, Watson Recital Hall

March 11-12:

Residency at Bowling Green State University with Dark in the Song, Contemporary Bassoon Ensemble. Recital March 12th includes works by Christopher Dietz, Amy Beth Kirsten, Jacob TV, Sofia Gubaidulina. 8 p.m., Bryan Recital Hall

March 20:

New Sounds, Innovation and Virtuosity. Guest composer Robert Yekovich, former Dean of Music, joins faculty composer Michael Rothkopf in a concert of premieres, featuring the new sound worlds available through the combination of innovative technology and virtuosic new music performers. Saxton Rose will give the world premiere of Michael Rothkopf’s new work At a Crossroads for Bassoon and Computer. Tickets.

March 25, 27:

Performances with Winston-Salem Symphony of Beethoven’s 5th symphony and music of Strauss and Kevin Puts. Stevens Center, Winston-Salem

April 6:

Performance with Dark in the Song of Amy Beth Kirsten’s World Under Glass No. 1 in Chicago at Chicago College of Performing Arts – Roosevelt University. Ganz Recital Hall, 7:30pm.

May 4:

Recital in Puebla, Mexico. Music of Brahms, Berio, Mignone, Dutilleux

May 6-9:

Dark in the Song, Contemporary Bassoon Ensemble guest artist residency in Morelia, Mexico as part of the Centro Mexicano para la Música y las Artes Sonoras. Recital and composer workshops. More information

May 12, 13, 15:

Performances with the Winston-Salem Symphony of Orff’s Carmina Burana and music of Respighi and Brahms.

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